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minutes. and on the vre fredericksburg line, train 304, your delay is about 15 minutes. and i want to show you 270 again. i am seeing delays on 270 south out of urbana as you head towards clarksburg. right now this is 270 at old hundred road, and you can see traffic is moving kind of slowly already. let's head over to the 14th street bridge. i do see volume increasing here as well. it's starting to be that time of morning when your fellow drivers are making their way around. so exercise patience. joe and eun, back to you. >> danella, thank you. >>> new from overnight, police are investigating a shooting in prince george's county that ended with a victim in the district. the victim drove himself to the police station in southeast d.c. that's where rescue workers found him and took him to the hospital. police do not know what the motive may be or who might be behind the shooting. >>> today the lululemon store will reopen for the first time since one employee was found dead and another charged with her murder. police found jayna murray dead inside the store in march. melissa mollet is live wi
so good. no worries on vre. no delays all the way around. joe, eun. >> thanks very much. >>> 5:02. breaking news at haines point. a park police officer shot a man more than three hours ago. tracy will keups is live on the scene with what she's learned. tracee, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, eun. this man was armed. that's why they shot him. behind me you can see they are still investigating here. the park is closed. and that is one police car that's blocking this area to make sure no one gets by. where the shooting actually happened is down the road a bit in parking lot 10. at 1:00 a.m. they were closing the park when they encountered a man sitting inside his vehicle. he immediately became confrontational and was bran dishing a weapon. he survived but was transported to medstar. we don't know why he was in the park or why he had a weapon. police say he was there by himself. this will all be part of the investigation. live this morning at haines point. back to you in the studio. >> tracee, thank you. >>> house leader nancy pelosi is calling for an investigation of anth
and the lane markings and you'll be all right. heading out to catch a train, good to go. metro, vre, marc, no delays. joe, eun. >> thanks very much, jerry. >> 6:01. the other big story, we are in the middle of a heat wave. it is already steamy out there at 73 degrees. >> and as the sun rises so will the temperatures. soon just being outside could be dangerous for a lot of folks. be careful out there this morning. >> and this afternoon especially. we're just not acclimated to the heat yet. this is really setting the stage for some dangerous weather here this afternoon. we'll be approaching 100 degrees by this afternoon. if you have to be outside, take frequent breaks and drink plenty of water. it's pleasant. 60s no near 70. hazy sunshine. live picture there from our sky watcher cam rafplt 300 feet above nest e washington. by 9:00, near 80. by noon, near 90. upper 90s by midafternoon. record high, 98. and we'll be right near the record high. it will feel like 100 to 105 when you consider the humidity. it will be higher today than it was yesterday. by 5:00, still uncomfortably hot. it will b
open. no delays. headed out to catch a train, metro, vre, marc, no delays. eun? >> breaking news from southwest washington. a u.s. park police officer opened fire early this morning shooting a man at haines point. tracee wilkins is live with more on what happened. good morning, tracee. >> reporter: haines point is shut down. know if this is where you come to work out in the morning, used to bike riding or running through the park, they have it closed as they continue their investigation here. this actually happened just up the way from where this fence is at parking lot 10. 1:00 a.m., park police were closing the park when they encountered a man sitting inside his vehicle. police say he immediately became confrontational and was bran dishing a weapon. police fired, shooting the suspect. he survived. at this point there's still lots of questions. why was this man inside the park? police say he was there by himself. why did he have a weapon? all of these questions will be part of the investigation. tracee wilkins live at haines point. back to you all in the studio. >> tracee, thanks ver
and running. metro, marc, vre, back on schedule. >> 6:02 now. the heat is the reason a school in prince come county is closed today. stonewall middle school in manassas will not open because the building does not have proper air-conditioning. all afternoon and evening activities are cancelled. >>> oppressive heat took a toll at a southern maryland blue crabs game. several kids got sick and had to go to the hospital. doctors treated and released each patient brought there. they plan to have more emts at future games especially during hot weather just in case of a similar situation this summer. it is not just d.c. dealing with the heat. all over the northeast people are trying to stay cool. eight people died as a result of the high temperatures. this heat wave is a record setter. new jersey and philadelphia both saw record highs yesterday with temperatures approaching or surpasses 2100 degrees. >>> well, the heat could make for a miserable commute this morning if you take metro. right now 1 in every 20 rail cars, about 5%, has a problem with its air-conditioning. the cars work in pairs which m
, starting off in fine fashion. metro, vre, mark, no delays. >>> time 5:12. extending the olive branch. who the president is welcoming to the white house today >> piling on the nationals. the team is in last place. now why their stadium is not too far behind. >>> commander mar we're with you when you're saving for your dreams. [ woman ] when you want a bank that travels with you. with you when you're ready for the next move. [ male announcer ] now that wells fargo and wachovia have come together, what's in it for you? unprecedented strength, the stability of the leading community bank in the nation and with 12,000 atms and thousands of branches, we're with you in more ways and places than ever before. with you when you want the most from your bank. [ male announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. >>> welcome back. an elderly man is dead after crossing the street at 198 and 197 in laurel, maryland. police say a 73-year-old man was crossing 198 when he was hit by a ford focus. the driver of the car stayed on the scene. the man was not in a crosswalk when he was hit. >>> and police are l
, vre, mark, no delays. >>> 5:01 now. a boy shot in the leg in southeast in what appears to be a drive-by shooting. it happened around 11:30 in the 3400 block of minnesota avenue southeast. police say the victim's friend carried him home. a crew on the scene found out the victim is just 13 years old. he is expected to be okay. police are looking for suspects. >>> also in southeast washington, a fire that damaged an apartment building is being investigated as a possible case of arson in the 5100 block of f street tw sometime between 10:00 and 11:00 last night. a firefighter was injured burning his face. he went to the hospital and is already out this morning. >>> a former d.c. mayor. >> ally: candidate will finally break his silence. brown is expected to testify before a d.c. council committee investigating the gray administration's hiring practices. news 4's derrick ward is live outside the wilson building downtown to break it down for us. derrick, good morning. >> reporter: well, this is pretty much in the rear-view mirror for us. this controversy has endured. today a major developmen
far. no delays metro, vre, or marc. >>> this morning mounting pressure for congressman anthony weiner to resign. it comes two days after he admitted he sent a lewd picture to a woman on twitter. house minority leader nancy pelosi asked for an ethics investigation to see if weiner broke any rules. >> we have a code of conduct that we have to follow. so it's a much higher standard than people realize. >> republicans are also calling for more than a dozen house democrats to return campaign contributions. in a poll conducted by new york 1 and maris college, 51% he should keep his seat. 18% weren't sure. after his expires 56% said he should not run for mayor. >>> educating the workforce. he will head over to alex andrea and push for efforts to prepare americans to enter into the manufacturing industry. >>> today the driver of a tour bus that overturned killing four people will appear in court. 37-year-old chung is scheduled to appear in a caroline county on four counts of involuntary manslaughter. he was fatigued when the sky express bus swerved off the highway and overturned north of rich
long. travel lanes are open. out on the rails this morning, continuing issues over on vre. 300 and 302 are delayed because of issues. no delays metro, no delays marc. >>> 6:02 now. a boy was shot in the leg in what appears to be a drive-by shoot anything southeast washington. it happened 11:30, 3400 block of minnesota avenue southeast. police say the victim's friend carried him home. a passer-by saw them and called 911. the victim is 13 years old. he is expected to be okay. police are looking for suspects. >>> 6:02 is the time. arson investigators are looking into a fire that damaged an apartment building in the 5100 block of f street sometime between 10:00 and 11:00 last night. one man was seriously injured and taken to the hospital. a firefighter was also injured, suffering minor burns to his face. he was taken to the hospital and treated and rhee re leased. >>> today a former d.c. mayoral candidate will speak out about his allegations about vincent gray's administration. suleman brown is expected to testify before the d.c. council committee investigating the gray administration's hi
looking good. the metro and vre are on and running close to schedule. you're looking good north of deuce street. let's head over to 495 in both directions, inner and outer loop, you're good as well. and the key bridge, traffic is flowing, and we are feeling good this monday morning. back to you, eun and joe. >>> 5:21 now. it is 69 degrees out there. ahead on "news 4 today," the new plan to ease traffic and get rid of lanes. >>> also, the encouraging news in the fight against the >>> welcome back. police in spotsylvania county are investigating a suspicious death. sources say the victim's dogs might have something to do with this. the man's body was found inside this townhouse on saturday. two pitbulls were also removed from the home. sources tell news 4 the dogs had blood on them. one neighbor says he's not surprised. >> what they told us was that the dogs had turned on him, and it was the dogs, i could understand because, i mean, they're big dogs. >> police say the victim was in his mid-30s but have not released his name yet. the dogs are now in the custody of animal control while polic
's a look at our rail. metro and vre are on time. this marc train, odington line 505, a delay of 20 minutes. >>> the new reports just a few days away from an nfl labor agreement. the kincaids live here. across the street, the padillas. ben and his family live here, too. ben's a re/max agent, and he's a big part of this community. there are lots of reasons why re/max agents average more sales than other agents. experience, certainly. but maybe it's also because they care about the markets they serve and the neighbors who rely on them. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. visit remax.com today. >>> our time is 6:15. tensions between the united states and pakistan are likely to increase this morning. "the new york times" reports that pakistan has now arrested five informants that led the cia to osama bin laden's compound. one of the men is reportedly a pakistani army official who tracked cars entering bin laden's compound in the weeks before u.s. forces captured and killed the al qaeda leader. the fate of the five men in custody is so far not clear. >>> and the u.s. aircraft carrier that
at this time 66 east or west in virginia. and the rails are open. good thing, right? met metro, marc, and vre are all open and running on time or close to schedule. joe and eun, back to you. >> danella, thanks very much. >>> it is now 5:12. 73 degrees. ahead on "news 4 today," the push for same-sex marriage could >>> good morning. welcome back. that huge wildfire in new mexico is continuing to spread and is within 50 feet of the largest and most important nuclear facility. firefighters are working to clear brush outside the los alamos nuclear laboratory. there are worries the fire could jump onto the lab's property for thousands of barrels of plutonium nuclear wastewater is stored above ground. officials say there's nothing to worry about. >> our facilities and nuclear materials are protected and safe. >> we have not lost any structures at the laboratory or in the town site, and we don't plan on losing any structures. >> all 11,000 residents of the town of los alamos have been evacuated, and the lab will remain closed today as crews battle that blaze. >>> it is day two of an emotional high st
are open, everything is on time. metro marc and vre are looking good. here's more look at our roadways. here's 270. you can see that we do have some volume increasing on 270 south. but nothing major. no accidents to report. and that is a great thing. here we have 95 north of pohick road. look at this, volume has increased. so all our virginia drivers making your way towards the city, get ready, because volume is picking up already. here's another look right now in virginia, 66 east and suddenly road, not too bad but again some significant increases very shortly. eun and joe back to you. >> all right, danella, thank you. >>> today thousands of people are going to be heading out to the u.s. open at congressional country club. golfers will tee off in round one at 7:00 this morning. just getting to that course could be a major challenge for spectators. there is no parking out at the club and traffic is expected to be, perhaps, just the other side of a mess. news 4's john schriffen reports. >> reporter: in case you didn't know, the u.s. open golf tournament is in town this week, so expect t
are seeing some congestion build. first i want to start off with transit. metro and vre, you guys are looking good. this marc train, brunswick line, 890 has remmechanical problems. so far your delay is 25 minutes. >>> now look at our roadways. check out 66. eastbound and westbound, you're clear. we are starting to see some congestion build. to 70, you see this slow moving traffic. if you're leaving urbana on 270 and heading towards clarksburg, you are going to see some congestion. after clarksburg, it's going to open up for you. not too bad for a monday morning. again, congestion is building. eun and joe, back to you. >> danella, thanks very much. >>> 6:12, 66 degrees. the new traffic pattern to make a complicated area less giffords. >>> take a look at these new pictures of congresswoman gabrielle giffords. this is the first time we're seeing her since she was shot earlier this year. these pictures were posted on her facebook page. a smiling giffords is seen, one in a candid photo with her mother. the other has her smiling, looking right into the camera. her chief of staff told reporters she
? >>> our rails are open, and so far everything is on tinl. metro, marc, vre is looking good. and our roadways are looking great as well. here right now we're in d.c., new york avenue at bladensburg road. we know it's going to be a mess later. right now it's great. reason to celebrate, right? here's georgia avenue at bonifant avenue in silver spring. no accidents or incidents to report. and a look at 395 north at glebe in virginia. you're looking good as well. it's a great friday so far. eun and joe. >> they're all great fridays. thanks, danella. >> absolutely right. >> absolutely right. >>> ahead on "news 4 today," who the gas prices are going down, they go back up again. we know saving money is important. this summer, shop with your giant card and save on shell fuel. earn one point for every dollar you spend. every 100 points earned gets you another 10 cents off per gallon. the more you spend, the more you save. i'm saving money at the store, i'm saving money at the pump, and that works for me. more savings every time you shop, only with your giant card. a landmark of liberty and op
, marc, vre are all on time or close to schedule. back to you, eun and joe. >> danella, thank you. >>> today congressman anthony weiner's final day in office. weiner sent resignation letters to new york's attorney general and the two top house leaders last night. his resignation is expected to be read on the floor of the house tonight. in it, he says it is an honor to serve the people of brooklyn and queens. his resignation follows a swift fall from grace after the congressman admitted sending several naked pictures of himself to women not his wife and then lying to cover it up. his spot in the house will remain empty until a special election can be held. >>> president obama is working on his plan to bring u.s. troops home from afghanistan. he is expected to announce his plan tomorrow. the troop withdrawal is due to begin in july. the blueprint will also give afghans control of their security in 2014. u.s. troops have been in afghanistan for nearly ten years the pentagon says just over 1,600 americans have been killed. following the announcement, the president will travel to ft. d
on metro. marc trains and vre running smooth. it's a good start to the morning. eun? >> all right. so far so good. >> so far so good, yeah. >>> it is now 5:11. 87 degrees. ahead on news 4 today a championship winning high school coach locked up. >>> and dog owners take heart. the new threat to your pup's health. >>> and next what surveillance >>> and next what surveillance video the gas prices are going down, they go back up again. we know saving money is important. this summer, shop with your giant card and save on shell fuel. earn one point for every dollar you spend. every 100 points earned gets you another 10 cents off per gallon. the more you spend, the more you save. i'm saving money at the store, i'm saving money at the pump, and that works for me. more savings every time you shop, only with your giant card. >>> welcome back. new surveillance video could be a clue in the disappearance of an indiana university stuart. lauren spearer was last seen friday morning after a long night of partying with friends. now a paper from her hometown in new york is reporting surveillance video from
, vre. no delays at this point. two delays on marc, penn 403 and brunswick 870. >>> a developing story in montgomery county. police are on the scene of a suspicious death of a young girl found dead inside a townhouse on raven avenue. tracee wilkins is live with the latest. good morning, tracee. >> reporter: good morning, joe. we are learning a little bit more about this family. neighbors tell me there was a husband and wife and grandmother who lived inside this home with a couple of kids. now we know more about the family. taking a look over here, montgomery police are still standing by on this still very active crime scene. this is what happened shortly after we arrived this morning. montgomery county police took away a vehicle this morning and towed it as efpdz but did not say what part it was playing in this investigation. that was one of the few details we were actually able to witness in association with this investigation. police have been releasing very little investigation. what we know is yesterday evening at 7:30, they had a report of an injured child. it's been ruled suspici
and vre on or close to schedule. so far that's a good thing. back to you. >> thank you. >>> the new princess, the duchess of cambridge, finds out about being in the spotlight makes you a target. >>> and what one airline is saying in response to a group of soldiers public complaint about soldiers public complaint about nearly somewhere in america, a city comes to life. it moves effortlessly, breathes easily. it flows with clean water. it makes its skyline greener and its population healthier. all to become the kind of city people want to live and work in. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> welcome back. it's 6:15. help will arrive today for firefighters trying to contain a huge wildfire in arizona. a 747 super tanker is expected to arrive. each of its drops are equivalent to eight drops from a regular tanker. the weather should also help battle the fire. the strong winds that helped the fire spread earlier this week should die down today. th
's take a look at our rails. they are open and looking beautiful. metro, marc, and vre, no delays. here's a look at our roadways. in d.c., new york avenue at north capital street is looking very good. here we are heading over to maryland. 495 at connecticut avenue, you're picking up some volume. still the roads are clear. and in virginia, check this out. 95 north at the fairfax county parkway. the lanes are getting packed, but i'm happy to say so far we're moving right along. back to you, eun and joe. >> danella, thanks very much. >>> 5:22 now. a bus strike will slow riders in arlington again today. arlington transit is telling riders that all routes will run during the rush hour this morning except for 61b. however, buses will not be running as frequently, and riders should expect delays. >>> in montgomery county, you can use your cell phone now to pay for parking. more than 10,000 meters in all four parking districts are outfitted with this new service. step by step instructions on how to pay by cell phone are printed on each meter. it is convenient, but it's costly. a 35 cent transac
. first look at our rails. metro, marc and vre are all open and so far running on schedule. this is 495. you are looking good. i am seeing some head lights but nothing too significant at this time. and right now, this is new york avenue. new york avenue looking good, as well as we head down to virginia, this is 66 at fairfax county parkway. i am seeing some volume increase heading 66 east but nothing significant at this time. joe and eun, back to you. >> all right, thanks very much, danella. >> 67 degrees. new details about the site of one of the deadliest mine accidents in this country's history. >>> 5:16. welcome back. three d.c. police officers are under investigation and could face charges for a beating outside of a club. news 4 has learned that the officers may have tried to blame the attack on someone else. jackie bensen has the latest. >> reporter: the police report was taken june 10th. after 24-year-old walter blair was rushed to the hospital with an injury so severe he lost an eye. his attorney says it happened in a violent encounter with bouncers outside lotus lounge in the 14
. no delays anticipated for metro rail, marc rail, or day vre. >>> thousands of people without power because of a last-minute storm. a tree fell onto a house in vienna causing major damage. the family had sold the house and moved to -- had planned to move to idaho. that is on hold. witnesses at fort smallwood park , witnesses heard thunder when a man was struck by lightning. >>> the nephew of a maryland congressman is shot and killed. >> christopher cummings was killed in an attack near old dominion university. he was the nephew of baltimore congressman elided cummings. -- elijah cummings. courtney robinson has more. >> a difficult time for the congressman and his family. the young man was the victim of a possible home invasion. someone shot and killed the old dominion students inside is no. l -- norfolk home. his uncle last night spoke out for the family. >> i have consoled parents but it is different when it happens in your own family. i cannot even explain or describe the pain. >> very painful for the family and those who him on campus. few details are known about what happened early frid
, everything is running on time, metro vre and mark. let's take you outside right now. things are looking much better out here as well. just a little congestion on the inner loop as you leave the american legion bridge heading to river road and you'll see it improve. let's head back over to a map right now on the vw parkway. a little slow up to route 410. you have slow traffic on the beltway between new carolton. that should clear shortly as well. we also have two commuter alerts tonight that may sound like you've heard them before, but listen up. starting tonight at 11:00, telegraph road will be closed between the beltway and duke street. it's part of that on going wilson bridge project. now the road will be closed for the next three nights between 11:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. also get ready for yet another shift in the tropic pattern along the 14th street bridge. starting tomorrow, half of the right center lane on north side of the bridge will be closed. drivers will find that they can split it with three lanes to the left and one lane to the right. the left center and right center lanes of the
trains as well. we have minor delays to report for vre riders, the fredericksburg line, 3302 trains we're hearing both are running behind. metro, marc you're doing fine. the virginia roadways at 6:25. andrea and mike back to you. >>> thank you, angie. a historic landing is scheduled for later this morning at dulles international airport. >>> there is good news for nationals fans. we're back with sports headlines coming up. hi. hi. i just got my car insurance bill, and, uh, wow! i really need to shop for a better rate. any thoughts? well, i can do two things. first, we'll show you our progressive direct rates and rates from our competitors. people who switch save an average of over $500 a year. very cool! oh, and the second thing? it's origami. you just blew my mind. making it easy to shop and save. now, that's progressive. call or click today. >>> we're coming up on 6:22, a fine start to the week, it will get hot by mid week. enjoy your monday day planner calling for temperatures in the 60s, getting to the lower 70s by 9:00, upper 70s by noon. a high of around 85, with a 5:00 p
with rails. rails looking good. metro, marc, and vre all running on time or close to schedule. that's good. we are having problems in virginia. check out this 66 east. your delays start from 234, 66 east as you travel up past 7100 and make your way up to route 23. again, the roads are wet. allow extra time as you're traveling this morning. a live look right now 95 north at fairfax county parkway. you can see we have volume building. i'm happy to report no accidents on 95 north. here's a look at 270. this is 270 and shady grove road. traveling 270 south, your delays are going to start from route 80 as you make your way towards route 121. again, it's wet out there. bring your umbrella as well as your patience. eun, joe, back to you. >> all right, danella. thanks. >>> police are investigating a disturbing discovery this morning. a man found murdered in his apartment with duct tape wrapped around his head. this happened in the 1300 block of levis street in northeast washington. tracee wilkins is live with more on the investigation. >> reporter: good morning, joe. this man was discovered at 6:0
as the marc train and the vre, we're looking pretty good. here's 270. we still have traffic, major congestion on 270 as you're heading south in urbana. it's going to be blocked for you from route 80 all the way to route 95 here. here's a look at 270 and middlebrook road. look at that. not so bad as you make your way down 270 south. back to you, eun and joe. >> thank you very much. >>> and now at 6:01 let's take a look at our forecast. we have a beautiful day out there right now, tom. >> you need a jacket again this morning here on this june morning. our temperatures are, again, rather chilly in many locations, especially out in the mountains now. we've got that sun up in a mostly clear sky over the potomac river. 64 at regular an nationaregul r. eastern shore, only low to mid-50s there. farther west and north, much of virginia and maryland in the 50s now. out in the mountains, only mid-40s in west virginia and in western maryland. over the last 12 hours, this continual flow out of the north and west giving us this cool change that has taken place with low humidity as well. lots of sunshine th
of a delay this morning. a look at your rails. rails are open and running on time. metro, marc, vre, especially montgomery county, metro may be the way that you want to go and make your commute this morning. joe and eun, back to you. >> danella, thank you. >>> this morning metro is commemorating the deadliest accident in its history. two years ago a red line train slammed into a stopped train near the ft. totten station killing nine people. more than 70 other people were injured. the ntsb blames a malfunctioning electronic circuit for that collision. news 4's melissa mollet is live on an overpass which has become the memorial for those killed. >> reporter: that's exactly right. this is really kind of a shrine of sorts at this point. you can see the pictures of the victims, their names, flowers, even little notes to the people who were killed in a june 2009 accident. much of this was put up tuesday by friends and family. many of them plan to be back out here today for a wreath laying ceremony at the station at 10:00 a.m. the families are still locked in a lawsuit with metro over the
good. i want to give you a quick look at our rails. metro, marc and vre are all open and running on or close to schedule. and now let's take a look at our readways. maryland right now, 270 spur is looking good. i am seeing some volume, 270 south. but so far no delays. all your lanes are open and you're moving right along. let's head down to virginia. this is a look at 395 north at glebe road. i can tell you, you could see that volume picking up on 395 north. but again, your lanes are open, and you're still moving very nicely. as we head over to d.c., here's a look at new york and ninth. you know how new york avenue gets. so far the lanes are open and it's a smooth ride for you. eun and joe, back to you. >> danella, thank you. >> well, as if you need another reason to grab a cup of coffee this morning, a new study says that caffeine in coffee appears to help combat alzheimer's disease in mice. that means the benefit does not exist if you drink decaf coffee. this theory has not yet been tested on humans yet. earlier studies showed that you had to drink as many as five cups of coffe
're not synchronized. this could slow your commute down. i want to bring your attention to metro, marc, and vre. our roads are open, but so far no delays. i just want to suggest f you're montgomery county, you may want to reconsider until this is resolved. in montgomery county, around the loop of the beltway, still have lights in the shoulder. stay to your left as you're traveling on the beltway this morning in montgomery county. back to you, joe and eun. >> danella, the traffic lights are working, they're on, they're just not in sync. >> yes. to us they're going to look like they are working when you're on the roads because you're going to see red, you're going to see yellow, you're going to see green, but they're not synchronized. you may not get your turn to go like you normally would. metro is the best way to go so far. >> i noticed that on the way in this morning. normally the lights are flashing at 3:00 this morning, but they were all operating. the computer system must be down because they obviously weren't working correctly. that could be serious, serious problems. this happened a year or so
at this. metro, marc, vre are running all on time. back to you, u.n. aeun and joe. >> look at the beautiful skies. 5:31. time for weather on the ones. 61 degrees. can we take that in? it feels so beautiful. weather we had yesterday, very nice. >>> another gorgeous morning under way. it's fresh and cool with low hudity. it's down right chilly in some locations in west virginia and western maryland. it's only in the 40s this morning on this june the 14th. and as we look at the other temperatures around, it's in the 50s in the shenandoah valley and around the blue ridge and across much of virginia and maryland. in the rural areas, it's only in the mid and upper 50s right now. in washington, mid-60s. mid-60s right by the bay. prince george's county, the low 60s. only the upper 50s to near 60 in montgomery county and fairfax counties. arlington county right now is in the low 60s. and out of the mountains just in the 40s. eastern shore in the mid and upper 50s there. we got a mostly clear start this morning. a weak disturbance coming in from the north later today giving us clouds
, metro, and vre are all on time. back to you, eun and joe. >> danella, thank you. >>> toyota seems to be recovering from the march 11th earthquake and tsunami in japan. it's now looking to hire 3,000 to 4,000 temporary workers. the move is in anticipation of a recovery and surge in sales this fall. production at the factory nose dived after the disaster, but it's expected to be fully back in the second half of the year. nissan and honda are also hiring temporary production line workers. >>> in the day ahead, big changes are in store for cigarette packaging. the food and drug administration is set to release nine new warning labels for cigarette packages. the labels will depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use. cigarette makers have until the fall of next year to comply. >>> also today, nfl owners will meet in chicago toward what could be a critical step for ending the lockout. sources close say it's meant to allow each owner to give his or her opinion of a possible deal. if commissioner roger goodell is able to satisfy some of the owners' concerns, a new
. and so far metro, marc, and vre have no delays. i'm checking on roadways. we are looking good, especially in virginia. 66 is good. dulles toll road is good, even 395. let's go around our beltway. this is the beltway at gw parkway. we are making progress. still all lanes are open. no accidents to report. as we make our way around the beltway right now, this is the beltway at university boulevard. still clear. and as we keep going around the american legion bridge, you can see we're picking up some volume. no accidents to report. it's starting out to be a great friday, eun and joe. >> let's see if it can last. we shall see. it is now 5:11. 69 degrees. >>> ahead on "news 4 today," a major save at the u.s. open, and it wasn't on the golf course. the story is still ahead. >>> and details about a new website that will help you keep website that will help you keep the gas prices are going down, they go back up again. we know saving money is important. this summer, shop with your giant card and save on shell fuel. earn one point for every dollar you spend. every 100 points earned gets you another
want to show you the rails. they're open and running, no delays. metro, marc, vre looking good. let's check out the roadways. 270 in clarksburg. i can see 270 heading south from clarksburg, i see some volume, but your lanes are open. so far you're driving at a nice speed. 95 at pohick road in virginia. that 95 north traffic increasing, but no accidents on 95 north or south in virginia. and a look at the 14th street bridge. it is nice and clear. joe and eun, back to you. >> it is indeed. thanks very much, danella. >> it is now 5:13. 72 degrees. >>> ahead on "news 4 today," new tougher baby crib rules go into effect today. we're live with details. >>> a raging wildfire threatens the home of the manhattan project where scientists developed the first atomic bomb. [ mr. clopper ] i don't talk to them as much as cindy does... good morning chickens! [ jim ] you know, that's our business so we want to be the experts in chicken. we're not the status quo. perdue is the first and the only chicken company to have usda-process-verified programs for fresh all-natural chickens. [ jim ] this is an
, marc rail, vre reporting normal service. looks good getting in and out of the district. 95 out of stanford, the crash is on the shoulder at center court highway. 95/marylanders near 198, police are on their way to an accident. the commute looks good near the mormon temple. >>> 6:00. d.c. police are investigating an overnight shooting. investigators say a man was shot several times at seventh street and l street. he is hospitalized in stable condition. police do not have a suspect or a motive in the shooting. >>> the man at the center of the d.c. hiring scandal is scheduled to speak out. former mayoral candidates and one-time employee sulaiman brown is set to testify before a d.c. council committee today. >> he said vincent gray's campaign paid him to verbally attack and then mayor adrian fenty and that he has the text and "true grit" -- and he has paint checks to prove it. >> sulaiman brown released copies this weekend of money orders given to him last year during the mayoral campaign season. he says the checks totaling $600 were given to him by consultants of vincent gray and
, marc rail, vre. no worries on 495 all the way around the beltway. 66 and 95, volume just starting to grow. open out of manassas to vienna and dale city to springfield. 95 into the b-w parkway is uneventful. 270 acting spotted southbound out of frederick into montgomery county. notables on route 4 or route 5. it's good into southeast d.c.. things look good at6 109 at 270 southbound. >>> 65 degrees outside 5:21. >> dirk nowitzki get the ball with the clock winding down in the nba finals. if you are a mavericks fans, you like except. >> today on "oprah," behind the curtain with a real-life "black swan, 4:00 on abc 7. >>> good morning, washington. you probably saw that the nba finals presumed allies night on abc 7. >> the series was tied at 1. this one went back and forth until the end between miami and dallas. >> lebron james spots the open jumper. >> chris bosh was mr. big shot for the miami heat. he put the miami heat ahead and dirk nowitzki could not convert at the other end. miami takes game three, 88-86. >> it's not a good win or bad wind, it is a win. >> it is a must-win situat
. they should, earlier in the day on sunday. >>> metro will, marc rail, vre moving on normal service systemwide. let's see what we find together in this camera. let's give you a picture of traffic moving nicely mark sterling 10, king street. and a picture of the beltway traffic in maryland at university boulevard, where things are quiet. back to you. >> thank you. >>> it is 5:39, 73 degrees. still ahead taking the idea of nine lives to a new level. this cat survived a bizarre catastrophe. >> the mall newlyweds dressed to [ coach ] in albuquerque citi pre-approved my mortgage. [ whistle blows ] all right, layups, guys. let's go. in sioux falls i locked in a rate. coach, you get that house yet? working on it. [ coach ]he appraisal? ...springfield. wherever i was, my citi mortgage consultant had me covered. [ crowd cheering ] and 500 miles from home... [ cheering, cellphone beeps ] ...we finally had a new home. [ male announcer ] from m pre-approval to closing, citi is with you every step of the way. what's your story? citi can help you write it. >>> 5:43. metro has
, marc rail, vre everything running on normal service. 29 in warrenton is closed because of a tractor-trailer fire. a fatal motorcycle crash has the inner loop perhapramp 2 river road blocked as the document an accident. route 4, route 5 210, looks good as well as central avenue, route 50 as well. b-w parkway, in your favor. no worries on 70. a little volume on 270 southbound out of frederick into montgomery county. 66 and 95, here comes the volume. back to the news desk. >>> 5:20. 70 degrees. >> game 4 of the nba finals. the mavericks on themselves in the fourth quarter hole. let's see if they can rally out of is. >> today on "oprah," a special performance from singing sensation susan boyle, 4:00 on abc 7. >>> jordan zimmerman got it down to the bat and on the mound. giving up just one run. he drove in the game winner. that was a bouncing back from monday's close the loss to san francisco. >> let's hope they keep it up. >> tim brant has the rest of this morning sports. >> good morning up here tiger woods will not play in the u.s. open because he is still suffering from a strained lig
, vre everyone checking in on normal service for now. if we will jump over to the beltway. two accidents in maryland, both on the outer loop. one of them at andrews air force base and one of them after route 1 in college park. anyone out of leesburg, ashburn, a good on the dulles greenway and dulles toll road. beautiful trip to the door to washington parkway north of reagan national. breezy be-- beautiful trip on the george washington parkway. >>> are porter got down and dirty after a pig got loose on the highway. >> and katie couric returning to abc, what to expect from her new talk show. >> and the >>> we begin our top stories with some breaking news. u.s. park police are investigating an officer involved shooting asks hains point -- at hains point in d.c. police saw a man sitting in a car with a gun. ordered him to drop the gun but he did not. officers opened fire and the man is in the hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. >>> new york congressman anthony wiener now and it's he sent a lude picture of themselves to a woman in seattle and said that he lied about his t
on the interstates or beltway. metro rail and marc rail and vre reporting normal service systemwide. a couple fender benders on some sidestreets. there's one on wain waldorf, 228. and an earlier accident on route 9 through clark's gap everything back open in leesburg. >>> the d.c. triathlon got off to a good start but swimmers ran into some trouble once they got into the water. firefighters pulled nearly two dozen competitors from the potomac river. four were taken to the hospital and are expected to be ok. this is the second year for the event which involves swimming, biking, and running. d.c. mayor adrian fenty was among those who participated. >>> 6:12, 67 degrees. temperatures are dropping a little. >> coming up, "green lantern" lights up the weekend box office, how much of the movie earned. >> wildfires blaze host: could switching to geico really save you 15% or more on car insurance? host: what, do you live under a rock? man: no way! man: hey rick check this out! anncr: geico. 15 minutes could save 15% or more on car insurance. >>> welcome back. 6:14 on this monday morning. if things ar
rail, vre starting on normal service. we have a couple cameras to show you the pace of traffic. moving very well on the wet pavement near the potomac river. 270, more of your neighbors hitting the road southbound out of frederick to germantown. not a good day to drive. >>> we will get through it on this monday 5:41, 69 degrees. >> paying tribute to a music giant. an emotional tribute to clarence clemons. >> wildfires blazing across 1 what makes the sleep number store different? you walk into a conventional mattress store it's really not about you. they say, "well, if you want a firm bed you can lay on one of those if you want a soft bed you can lay on one of those." we provide the exact individualization that your body needs. this is your body there. you can see a little more pressure in the shoulders and in the hips. then they start telling us "well, yeah, i feel sore right there in the morning." my lower back. that's right where i've been experiencing pain. now you can feel wh happens as we raise your sleer number setting and allll the bed to contour to your individu
. no disruptions for marc rail or the vre. let's take you to a couple cameras to show you the pace of traffic. looks good at glebe road in both directions coming out of rosslyn, ballston, and falls church and melons, moving nicely on the beltway at the wilson bridge near fedex field. looks quiet to and from the wilson bridge. >>> 5:11, 67 degrees. cracks coming up, social network advertising sales fa-- >> social network advertising s host: could switching to geico really save you 15% or more on car insurance? did the little piggy cry wee wee wee all the way home? piggy: weeeeeee, weeeeeee weeeeeee, weeeee weeeeeeee. mom: max. ...maxwell! piggy: yeah? mom: you're home. piggy: oh,cool, thanks mrs. a. anncr: geico. 15 minutes cou save you 15% or more. >>> welcome back. checking our top stories on this tuesday morning, president obama appeared to mark a major milestone in the war in afghanistan during tomorrow he will announce our many troops will start coming home next month. the president is expected to outline for afghan forces to take over their own security. -- to outline a blueprint
and the interactive doppler radar. >>> we are good for metro rail, marc rail, vre. " looks good on the wilson bridge. 70 looks good. 395 on the way to the pentagon, marching in an orderly fashion. to and from washington boulevard, heading south to the beltway and north to the 14th street bridge. >>> 65 degrees. >> hard work is not paying off. zimmerman pitches a complete game without giving up an earned run is still losing. that's next. >> today on "oprah," her all- time most talented children, 4:00 on abc 7. >>> the goalie's agent said that he's decided to play in russia. the capitals star had limited action last season because of injuries. >>> the capitals has young goalies on their roster. >> tim brant has the rest of sports. >> davey johnson still has no victories as the manager of the nationals. they lost to the angels. let's go back to anaheim. jordan zimmerman. 60 of his 93 pitches were strikes. he walked away one batter, so how did he lose? there was an error by brian zimmerman there. this matter scores. four batters and no hits in the fourth. in the top of the ninth, two out. one of the to
comfortable as far as the commute. metro rail, marc rail, vre reporting normal service systemwide. let's look at the beltway. that looks good. no construction to contend with and no accidents. through the district looks pretty quiet. no problems in this camera: the tough rhetoric into montgomery county on 270. -- nop accidents into montgomery. >> today on "oprah," julia roberts and tom hanks reveal their favorite things, 4:00 on abc 7. >>> the nationals keep on sending a long, facing the chicago white sox on sunday. a two-run homer in the seventh inning. that's all they needed to beat the white sox. >>> the nationals named their new manager. >> longtime skipper davey johnson will take over the team beginning tonight against the los angeles angels. he led the mets to a world series championship in 1986. he managed orioles back when jery was breaking into a bully. >> a manager that allows you to play, but is very intense. that's all you can ask for. >> interim manager john mcclaren was filling in. he will be reassigned as a scout. >>> today is a special exception. curtis granderson fouls a pit
things are good on mass transit. -- vre reported things are good. 395 moving at speed at edsall road. the broken-down truck in newington, that has been moved to the shoulder. we are moving on to maryland. there was a crash on 50 at interstate 97. all lanes open in both directions. eastbound 50 at rose, one lane)-- at rowe boulevard, one lane is closed. >>> it seems offices are becoming more and more friendly to social media. >> a former vp accused of the ultimate inside job at citigroup. linda bell has those stories and more. good morning. >> good morning. citigroup is back under the microscope. a former vice president is being accused of embezzling more than $90 million from the bank. a prosecutor is accusing gary foster and transferring money from his citigroup account and ultimately to its own account at j.p. morgan chase. the alleged fraud spans from may of 2009 and through the end of last year. workers in the new york city area as well as workers in arlington bring home the biggest paychecks in america. they are the only to build major u.s. companies where the average compensat
. everyone is moving well. as far as the local trains are concerned, happy to report that metro, vre and marc, all lines are running on time. still ahead, a look at roads around the region at 6:46. back to you, andrea. >> it is campaign 2012. we're still about eight and a half months from the iowa caucuses. today, another republican gets into the race. jon huntsman will make it an official with an announcement at the statue of liberty. he most recently served as u.s. ambassador to china under president obama. the 51-year-old huntsman worked in the rage and first bush administrations. huntsman and his wife, mary kay, have seven children. >>> according to the latest national poll, hunts han has some catching up to do. this poll is from june 14th. mitt romney got 33% of the vote. michele bachmann received 19%. herman cain had 10%. huntsman was only 2%. >>> on the democratic side, president obama is assuring voters he strongly supports israel. he spoke that i fund-raiser held by the group americans in support of a strong u.s./israeli relationship. last month, he openly clashed with the minister o
. trains, happy to report, everyone, they're running on time. metro, vre, marc, the latest on the inner loop accident. i'll have that coming up at 5:39. back to you. >>> our time is 5:31. while you slept, violent protests flared up in egypt. >> more than a dozen protestors and two dozen police officers have been injured and the rioting continues. people killed in demonstrations early this year. they chanted against the head of the supreme council. the group has been running the country since president hosni mubarak's ouster back in february. >> this morning, the crowds are massing in the streets of athens as the greek parliament debates a fresh round of austerity measures. of some yesterday's protest against the plan turned violent. most greek lawmakers seem resigned to vote in favor of the plan. since rejecting would nullify bailout packages from the international monetary fund. >>> problems at arlington national cemetery are still being uncovered even now according to "the washington post," a federal grand jury has been subpoenaing witnesses and records. lindsey mastis joins us live f
trains reveals everyone, metro, vre, marc are running on-time. we'll have the latest on that annapolis accident up at 5:38. back to you. >>> thanks, angie. >>> president obama is heading to the nation's first caucus state today. >> the president will visit the alcoa davenport factory to talk about jobs. it is his first visit the day after michele bachmann was in iowa to announce she's seeking the republican presidential nomination in hopes of unseating president obama. bachmann is a favorite of the tea party. >>> if two declared candidates aren't enough, perhaps the biggest maybe in the campaign will be in iowa tonight. 2008 republican vice presidential candidate sarah palin is attending the premiere of a documentary about her career. other g.o.p. presidential hopefuls including texas congressman ron paul and former pennsylvania senator rick santorum will be canvassing parts of the state of iowa today. >>> today, there are new federal safety rules for cribs. there is a ban on drop-side cribs. cribs that doesn't comply will be illegal to sell. lindsey mastis joins us now with more on
out our trains. metro, vre on time. or marc. everything is moving well. i'll have a look at the bw parkway at about 5:38. mike and andrea, over to you. >>> thank you, chris. this morning, republican presidential candidate is really scrambling after a major setback. >> newt gingrich senior staff all quit yesterday citing differences over the campaign between themselves and the former house speaker. >> gingrich's campaign cochair has jumped to the tim pawlenty camp however the candidate says he will hire a new campaign team. >>> the obama economy is not doing well. >> meanwhile, mitt romney is breaking with the campaign tradition. the former massachusetts governor announced he'll skip the so-called straw polls in the early primary state. four years ago, romney put more than a million dollars toward winning the iowa straw poll. >> animal control officers are among those on the lookout for heat-related problems this week as temperatures topped over 100 in many places yesterday, officers patrolled neighborhoods checking homes where they know pets are usually kept outside in many cases.
to report that everyone is on time. metro, vre, marc. no complaints so far. we're taking a look at the bw parkway. that's coming up at 5:38. now over to you. >>> thanks, angie. a federal government report about the state of metro is due out today. >>> the government accountability office is releasing its finding on metro's management and the safety of the transit system. maryland senator barbara mikulski was one of the capitol hill lawmakers who requested the gao audit two years ago. that was right after the red line crash that killed nine people. >>> she's been in office for just over six months but this morning, leslie johnson could be forced to give up her seat in the prince george's county council. mrs. johnson is expected to enter a guilty plea in connection to a corruption scandal there. 9news now reporter surae chinn is live outside the federal courthouse in greenbelt, maryland, with more on the story. surae, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, mike. it is expected leslie johnson will plead guilty. but it remains a mystery exactly what the charge is. felony charge, witn
. no issues out this way. the trains as well and so far, so good. metro, vre, marc all lines are unking on time. still ahead -- running on lime. still ahead a look around the area. >>> well, for the first time in more than five months, congresswoman gabrielle giffords is waking up outside of a hospital. >> she was released from the facility in houston, texas wednesday and she's at home with her husband. >> the arizona democrat as you may remember was shot in the head back in january. six other people died in the assassination attempt. now giffords has been recovering in a hospital in houston and a spokesperson said she is elated. >> i think the significant boost to her -- her abilities and her morale to be able to go home every day. i think we're going to take this one step at a time. the importance of being patient. >> giffords will be living in the houston suburbs with her husband, astronaut mark kelly. >>> this morning, an assistant school principal from virginia goes before a judge. he's accused of possessing and distributing child pornography. joshua myers was slated to become prin
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